Prep 10 mins
Cook 55 mins
My mom used to make this all the time and it actually won a local cooking contest.
- 1⁄2 cup shortening (I use Butter Crisco)
- 2⁄3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup thick applesauce
- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
- Pour mixture into greased 5 x 10 x 3 pan and bake for 50 to 55 minutes at 350 degrees.